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Two Brown Dwarfs in Our Backyard

Two Brown Dwarfs in Our Backyard

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WISE J104915.57-531906, center of the larger image, was taken by the NASA WISE. This is the closest star system discovered since 1916, and the third closest to our sun. It is 6.5 light-years away.
NASA/JPL-Caltech/Gemini Observatory/AURA/NSF

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11/03/2013
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